Articles

E.g., 2017-06
Title Abstract Author Volume Issue Date Publishedsort ascending Geography Subject Areas
Dominican Republic Extradites Its Former Drug Control Chief to the U.S.     On April 8, 2013, U.S. law enforcement officials announced that the Dominican Republic extradited Francisco Antonio Hiraldo-Guerrero, a former Dominican military official and former chief of... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Canada, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, United States Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition
5 Major EU Countries Agree To Develop a Multilateral Tax Information Exchange Mechanism On April 9, 2013, the Finance Ministers of the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, and Spain notified EU Tax Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta that they had agreed to work on a pilot multilateral exchange... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Austria, European Union, France, G-8 member countries, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, United Kingdom Economic Integration, Tax Enforcement
OAS Adopts Model Laws on Sworn Declaration of Net Worth and Whistleblowing   On March 21, 2013, the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted two model laws on anti-corruption.  The first concerns the submission and verification of declarations of net worth and... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, United States Corruption, International Cooperation
Europol Joint Operation Dismantles Global Credit Card Fraud On March 28, 2013, a joint operation coordinated by the Romanian Cybercrime Unit in Romania in close cooperation with Europol’s European Cybercrime Center (EC3), resulted in dismantling a global... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Australia, European Union, Romania, United States Cybercrime, Economic Integration
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Announces Rewards for Arrest of Joseph Kony and Other Fugitives of International Criminal Tribunals On April 3, 2013, Secretary of State John Kerry announced the expansion of the State Department’s War Crimes Rewards Programs, implementing legislation that then-Senator Kerry authored and passed... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Rwanda, Uganda, United States International Criminal Court
Egypt Court Rules Against Extradition of Qaddafi Cousin and Ex-Aide, Libya to Appeal On April 3, 2013, an Egyptian court ruled against the extradition of a cousin and former close aide of Muammer el-Qaddafi. Ahmed al-Dam is wanted in Libya on corruption charges and was taken into... Sara Hefny 29 6 2013-06-01 Egypt, Libya, Qatar, United Kingdom Extradition
Italian Supreme Court’s Overturning of Amanda Knox’s Acquittal Gives Rise to Possible Future Extradition Request                   On March 26, 2013, the Italian Supreme Court (Court of Cassation) overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox and her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, requiring them to stand trial... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Italy, United States Extradition
Canadian Court of Appeals Give Lawyers Win Another Win in a Gatekeeper Case                 On April 4, 2013, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia issued a judgment in favor of the Federation of Law Societies (FLSC) and against the Canadian government, ruling that the... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Canada FATF, Money Laundering, Terrorism
EU Announces Public Consultation on a Possible EU Initiative on Responsible Source of Minerals Originating from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas                   On March 27, 2013, the European Commission started a public consultation on “conflict minerals” – for example, war zones, post-war zones, and areas vulnerable to political... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Congo, European Union, Europe, United States Environment
U.S. Cocaine Sting Results in Arrest of Former Navy Chief of Guinea Bissau and 4 Others      On April 5, 2013, Rear Admiral José Americo Bubo Na Tchuto, the former chief of Guinea Bissau’s navy, appeared in a New York City court on charges of being a drug kingpin involved in smuggling... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Brazil, Colombia, Guinea, Portugal, United States Drug Enforcement, Drugs & Trafficking, Extradition, Organized Crime
British Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling Prohibiting Expulsion of Alleged Terrorist Othman To Jordan On March 27, 2013, the Royal Courts of Justice, a British appellate Court, affirmed a ruling from the Special Immigration Appeals Commission on November 12, 2012, allowing the appeal of Omar Othman (... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 European Union, Jordan, United Kingdom Extradition, Human Rights
IMB Reports Decline in Maritime Piracy      The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) latest quarterly report on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships recorded a total of 66 incidents worldwide in... Michael Plachta 29 6 2013-06-01 Ivory Coast, Malaysia, Nigeria, Somalia Maritime, Piracy
Fifth Bali Process Conference Endorses Voluntary Reporting System on Migrant Smuggling and Related Conduct (VRS-MSRC) After granting UNODC full membership in the Bali Process at its Senior Officials Meeting the previous day, on April 5, 2013, the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Bali Process on People Smuggling,... Michael Plachta 29 6 2013-06-01 World Human Trafficking
UNODC Provides Technical and Training Assistance to Central Authorities                   During a meeting held February 19-21, 2013 in Cartagena, Colombia, the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) held a meeting with forty officials of the central... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, Nigeria, Panama, Russia, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago Counter-terrorism
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Releases Its Report on Transnational Organized Crime in East Asia and the Pacific On April 16, 2013, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) released a report, Transnational Organized Crime in East Asia and the Pacific: A Threat Assessment.[2] This is the first... Michael Plachta 29 6 2013-06-01 Asia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar Organized Crime
Aussie Trade Extradited from Hong Kong to the U.S. on Insider Trading Charges   On March 29, 2013, Trent Martin, 33 and an Australian national and former research analyst at an international financial services firm, arrived in New York after arrest in Hong Kong on December... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Australia, Hong Kong, United States Extradition
Alleged Ringleader of Nigerian Fee-Based Web Databased Identity Fraud Schemes Extradited from Australia and Appears in US Court in Alexandria On March 1, 2013, Tobechi Enyinna Onwuhara, 33, appeared in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia after Australian authorities extradited him to the U.S. On August 1, 2008, Onwuhara was charged... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 Australia, Nigeria, United States Cybercrime, Extradition
UN General Assembly Overwhelmingly Approves Arms Trade Treaty On March 29, 2013, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) by a vote of 154 in favor, 3 against and 23 abstentions. [1] It sets international standards for convention... Bruce Zagaris 29 6 2013-06-01 World Arms Trafficking, United Nations
EUROPOL Releases Comprehensive Report on Serious and Organized Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA) On March 19, 2013, EUROPOL released its yearly report “EU Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA)”.[2] The most detailed study of its kind ever undertaken in the European law... Michael Plachta 29 6 2013-06-01 European Union Organized Crime
Cattle Rustling and Ranching by Illegal Armed Groups and Organized Crime   Recent gains in the so-called international war on drugs have caused illegal armed groups, once dependent on drug production and trafficking for revenue, to diversify into new illegal activities... Luz Nagle 29 6 2013-06-01 Colombia, Costa Rica, Kenya, Philippines, Sudan, United States Arms Trafficking, Illegal Importation, Organized Crime

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